Business Research Certificate
3.2 CEUs (Each course is 1.6 CEUs)
For business professionals, entrepreneurs, and anyone who needs specific information about a business! Discover the specific knowledge needed to succeed in researching and utilizing the best and most appropriate data for decision making for your work organization. You’ll get the skills needed to effectively communicate research results to a specific audience for maximum impact and effective decision making. Topics such as market potential, competitive intelligence, standard industry practice, productivity improvement, will be covered.
The Business Research Certificate includes the following web-based courses:
- Introduction to Business Research
Business Research will provide the specific knowledge needed to succeed in researching and utilizing the best and most appropriate data for decision making. It will also provide the skills needed to effectively communicate research results to a specific audience for maximum impact and effective decision making. The course is broad based and provides a strong foundation for meeting business research needs. More advanced courses will be available after completion of this foundation course.
- Business Statistics
Numbers are vitally important to all types of business decision-making. From budget projections to inventory tracking, business leaders rely on numbers to help them make sound business decisions. How can you make these numbers meaningful to you in your day-to-day planning and decision-making? Learn how to apply and interpret numbers in real-world business ideas in our business statistics course.
- Qualitative Business Research
Words are powerful information sources for sound business decisions. As a business leader, you talk to others when you have a question or need to solve a business problem. They provide a richness of information that numbers alone cannot. How can you effectively harness the power of words when you have a need to know something? Learn how to use qualitative methods (information in words) to make the best possible business decisions in our course.
Instructors: David White & Mary Dereshiwsky
Courses included are:
Introduction to Business Research
Date: Sept. 2 - 26, 2014
Course Code: UCLP 100
Date: Oct. 6 - 31, 2014
Course Code: UCLP 101
Qualitative Business Research
Date: Nov. 3 - 28, 2014
Course Code: UCLP 102
Courses can be taken in any order but can not be taken seperately, price includes all three courses.